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Old 02-11-2013, 02:36 PM   #21
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Why would you want to. ? Its bad if someone feels they can't relax in their own house without carrying a firearm.
It's not about if you don't feel safe in your home. People still break in while your there. I always carry my CCW from the moment I get out of bed, until I go to bed. There is always a gun within 20 feet on me in my house. If your home is your castle, then why would you NOT want to protect it?
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Its very rare. If i didn't feel safe in my own house i would move. Having a firearm in the house OK carrying it around the house no i will take my chances. If someone is that concerned about something bad happening why get out of bed you could trip and hurt yourself.
It is not as rare as you would like to think. Criminals are getting more brazen. If someone kicks down your door your first reaction could well be panic or disbelief and that wastes time.
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I do not carry while in my house, but I do have them strategically placed through out the house just in case someone on the outside decides to do something stupid.

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Can you carry a firearm loaded with in your home?
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I would bet that "in your home" means inside your house behind closed doors. Sadly, I doubt one is allowed to carry while mowing the lawn on your own property.
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You can if you live in Indiana.
You can carry in your home and on your property here in Illinois, too.

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It's not about if you don't feel safe in your home. People still break in while your there. I always carry my CCW from the moment I get out of bed, until I go to bed. There is always a gun within 20 feet on me in my house. If your home is your castle, then why would you NOT want to protect it?
I put mine on ( SS 6906 S&W left arm pit ) when I get dressed and take it off when I get ready for bed. And that is with at least 4 or 5 grown German Shepherds ( we raise Silver Sables ) roaming the area.

When you get something that is comfortable you just don't worry about removing it.
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I live just south east of los angeles.
Last year I was out in my garage,
late one night,
waiting for the phone company.
I saw a black and white stop in my drive way.
Two Deputys came down the drive way,
I walked up to greet them.
After greetings were exchanged,
they asked if I had seen anyone run through my yard.
I said no,
but I had been in and out of the house a few times,
they asked if I minded if they took a look in the back.
I of course said yes go ahead,
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I turned my back to them and raised my shirt showing them
I was carrying.
The response,
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You should be carrying"
They told me to wait in the garage while they took a look.
didnt find the guy
they thanked me and left.
Now they had no problem with me being armed,
But,
it was late night.
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It is not as rare as you would like to think. Criminals are getting more brazen. If someone kicks down your door your first reaction could well be panic or disbelief and that wastes time.
The first line of self-defense is avoidance. If your doors are so weak that they can easily be kicked in, you need to spend less on guns and more on fortifying your home. With adequate passive defense you will have more than enough time to get over the panic stage and prepare for active defense.

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You have never heard of a "Home Invasion Robbery"? These happen all the time in GB. As things get nastier, this may be the ONLY way to "relax".
That has prompted me to purchase a shotgun which has opened the door or sparked an interest in firearms and home protection… I have in turn purchased an XD9 and I have both weapons close by and the shotty is loaded not one not in chamber as well as the XD mag sits next to it.
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Most people do not understand the need for defense until they have been the victim of a violent crime or have been in close proximity to one. The "It cant happen to me" goes out the window pretty quickly and is replaced by "I wont let it happen again." Only a fool depends on the police and the law to protect them and their family. The old saying "when seconds count the police are minutes away" is very true. I have been the intended victim of violent crime and I am always prepared for another encounter.

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The first line of self-defense is avoidance. If your doors are so weak that they can easily be kicked in, you need to spend less on guns and more on fortifying your home. With adequate passive defense you will have more than enough time to get over the panic stage and prepare for active defense.

Yeah, I know. I can't believe I said that, either.
If a criminal wants to get in your house, absent burglar bars and security doors that cost an arm and a leg and make your home look like a prison, you aren't going to stop them.

It doesn't take much to attack a solid core or even steel door. It takes even less to bust open a window

I can get in just about any door anywhere with a tire tool and a sledgehammer. For a lot of doors the only tool i need is my boot. Even with the deadbolt installed.

You're attacking the hardware and doorframe, not the door itself. And it doesn't take much force to split that wooden doorframe wide open.

And even burglar bars and a security door can't stand up to a flatbar, tow strap and a truck.

In fact recently our SWAT team has been having more problems with the flimsy trailer doors than anything else because they're so flimsy they absorb the force applied and sort of just bounce back into place. They're retrofitting a trailer door into the shoot house for everybody to practice on.

You're much better off spending your budget on firearms and a good home security system that is monitored (not ADT though) than thinking you're going to build some sort of fortress that a criminal will be unable to penetrate.
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